A pair of ormolu candelabra, in the manner of Friedrich Bergenfeldt circa 1800.
In ormolu and patinated bronze for three lights.
Each candelabra with a patinated female figure holding two scrolled leaf decorated candle arms and standing on a rectangular base. On hear head a ovoid patinated urn centred with Jupiter´s eagle.
Bronzier Friederich Bergenfeldt 1760-1814/22
Friederich bergenfeldt was a German born Bronzier. He may well have worked in Paris before coming to St: Petersburg since his bronzes show a distinct similarity with the work of Parisian Bronzier Claude Gallé. 1801 he was back and working in St: Petersburg. Friederich Bergenfeldt was very productive and with out a doubt one of the finest Bronziers ever to have worked in Russia.
He supplied a numerous of bronzes for the Russian Imperial court and the aristocracy.
H. 48 cm
Excellent condition, minor ware consistent with age.